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Nearly 826,000 pounds of ground beef was recalled in 12 states in August 2009 after at least 27 people were sickened by salmonella.

Ground Beef Recall Issued

Morgan’s Meat Market, a Mattoon, Ill., establishment, has recalled approximately 216 pounds of uninspected ground beef products.  Under state and federal regulations, meat products produced without the benefit of inspection are considered unfit for human […]


An aerial view shows a flooded area near the Northern-Bosnian town of Brcko on May 18, 2014.  (Photo credit should read ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago 4th Grader Raising Funds For Bosnian Flooding Victims

A Chicago fourth grader is raising money for flooding victims in Bosnia-Herzegovina.


Chicago Craft Beer Week

(CBS) — For more information on Chicago’s Craft Beer Week, click here.


Cat Saves Boy Being Attacked By Dog

A video posted on Youtube shows a cat rushing to the aid of a young boy who was being dragged off of a tricycle by a dog.


Healthy Pantry Tips

Replace White Products With Whole Grains Snack Smarter With Less Sugar & More Protein Clear Condiments With Additives Spruce Up Spices & Herbs Buy Pure Extracts Replace Cans With Bags & Boxes Put Items In […]


Mother’s Day Charities

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Icing Smiles

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a week away and Meredith Sinclair of shares some gift ideas for all budgets.


Race Nutrition

(CBS) – For Lara Field’s tips on preparing and staying fueled during racing season, visit Homemade Recipe: Tart Cherry Gel. Servings: 5 (slightly less than 1/4 cup each). Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen tart cherries […]


Stress Relief

(CBS) — April is National Stress Awareness Month and for tips on dealing with stress, visit Dr. Ed LaMadrid’s website at



Expert Offers Fitness Advice To New Moms

Dana Pieper was on CBS 2’s morning show Saturday to talk about ways to exercise while you’re with your baby. Click here for her website.


Taste Of Chicago Music Lineup

(CBS) – The City of Chicago unveiled the headliners for this year’s Taste of Chicago. July 9: AWOLNATION with Valory July 10: Janelle Monae with Gary Clark Jr. July 11: Nickel Creek, Emmylou Harris, Parker […]


Eco-Friendly Entertaining

(CBS) – For more information on eco-friendly entertaining, visit


Divvy Bike Bag

(CBS) – For more information on the Divvy bike bag, visit


Baconfest Recipe

(CBS) — For more information on Baconfest, click here. Chef Jonathan Goldsmith’s bacon recipe: Ciliegine di bufala con pancetta affumicata Start with grape-sized balls of bufala mozzarella. Wrap in smoked bacon (pancetta) and basil. Add […]



Update On Michael’s Security Breach

Officials at the Michael’s arts and crafts store chain are offering new information about a cyber-breach into customers’ credit and debit cards. Here is their latest statement and a list of stores and dates of […]


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Rinka’s Fund

A special fund has been set up to help a 9-year-old girl from Vernon Hills, after she survived a crash that killed her family.


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Museums To Create “Pop-Up” Displays Of Artwork

The Art Institute of Chicago and other museums will take some of their masterpieces to the streets.


Brawl Erupts At NYPD-FDNY Charity Hockey Game

A brawl erupted in a charity hockey game between the New York Police and Fire Departments in the Nassau Coliseum. NYPD won the game 8-5.